Ask Dr. Anna: Getting The Right Response

Ask Dr. Anna: Getting The Right Response

How to use a simple cue to elevate your dogs’ level of understanding and decision-making. The wrong answer can be a step toward the right answer.  In this article, Stefani Fortney will show you how to use the no reward marker to get the right response from your dog. When I was a kid, I […]

Ask Dr. Anna: Reward making for better obedience

Ask Dr. Anna: Reward making for better obedience

Starting obedience training with our pets is a lot like teaching someone a new language. In the past, it was common for trainers to use physical correction, coercion, and punishment to force animals to perform behaviors. Recently, with the help of psychological research, we’ve learned that animals can be taught in a more efficient and […]

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